Category Archive: Recent Arrivals

(USED) Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis Signature Model, Florentine Cutaway Jazz Box – $2,550

(USED) Gibson Herb Ellis ES-165 in wine red finish. A luxury Custom Shop special edition based on Herb’s classic ES-175. Overview: A BJB floating pickup on the Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis Electric Guitar produces warm, round, and articulate tone for peerless jazz flavor. Single volume knob on the pickguard keeps it simple and keeps the top wood pristine for amazing

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(USED) Collings C10 Deluxe, Black Top, Doghair Back and Sides – $4,295

(USED) This C10 Deluxe was designed to turn heads.  Sporting a black top, Collings’ world-famous “Doghair” finish on the back and sides, and bold perloid peghead and pick guard, it’s impossible not to notice this guitar.  Made to be played, studio or stage, let no man say that this C10 does not ROCK. Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides,

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(NEW) Stiver F Model Mandolin, Custom with Torrefied Red Spruce, Flowerpot Inlay – $5,500

(NEW) We are big fans of Stiver mandolins. Big fans. They are among the finest instruments in the world, and we get excited whenever we get our hands on one.There is no more HONEST mandolin being made today as they are, one at a time, by hand, by our good friend Lou Stiver in central Pennsylvania. Since the 500 or so Stiver mandolins out there pretty much speak for

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(USED) Collings 000-41, Adirondack, Brazilian Rosewood, Excellent Sound! – $8,750

(USED) “What’s the best guitar in your shop right now?”  It’s a question that we get on an almost daily basis, and as guitar geeks with wide and variegated tastes, we usually end up unable to pick a dozen favorites, never mind just one particular guitar… BUT… all that said, if you call us today and ask that question, this

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(USED) Beard RF Round-Neck Resophonic Guitar, Mahogany, Full Body Burst – $3,250

(USED, JUST ARRIVED) The R Body Shape is the smallest of the Beard Guitars line. It produces the clear sustained highs and punchy low-end associated with a traditional Dobro sound. The Beard R, Vintage R, RF, Tut Taylor™, and RFB Models have the R body shape. The Beard RF Model combines a traditional R body shape and F holes with Paul

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(USED) 1996 Collings C10 Cutaway, Sitka, Mahogany, Sunburst – $3,695

(USED) Another “vintage” Collings has arrived!  This C10 dates from October of 1996, and is one of the earliest Collings guitars currently in our shop.  We get many calls for Collings guitars that are structurally sound but might have some “character marks” or “battle scars” and this is one of those instruments.  Ready to gig and not afraid of dings!

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(Just Arrived) Chuck Lee Chalk Mountain Custom 12″, Maple Neck and Rim, Morado (Bolivian Rosewood) Tone Ring, Peghead and Fretboard, Oil Varnish – $3,250

(Just arrived!) – (NEW)  Chuck Lee Chalk Mountain 12″ –  with Morado Exotic Wood Tone Ring  upgraded with with maple neck, curly maple rim cap and heel cap stained a gorgeous antique golden brown, vintage Chalk Mountain peg-head Shape without inlay, Morado peg head veneer with Waverly tuners & amber buttons, Morado fretboard, Long Texas frailing Scoop, Classic heel, and Chuck’s unique hand rubbed satin oil varnish finish, It’s all banjo and no fuss!

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-14 XTR, Baked Sitka, Mahogany, Sunburst – ON HOLD

(NEW) Leave it to Collings, they never rest on their laurels!  Wondering if a great thing could be made even better, Bill and the team decided that it was time to experiment with torrefied Sitka spruce on their flagship WL-14 model, and this is one of a limited run of “baked” Waterloos.  Thermally cured or torrefied tops have swept the

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(NEW) Beard Copper Mountain Resophonic Guitar, Amber Burst, Jerry Douglas Nashville and Lollar Silver Foil neck Pickup – $2,450

NEW! AMBER-BURST, ACOUSTIC-ELECTRIC RESO-PHONIC- Innovative design from our good buddies at Beard guitars. 12-fret thin-profile cutaway-body made with composite sides & arched back, and Finnish Birch top, all made funkier by Paul Beard’s triple-spun Legend Cone™ and Original #14™ Spider, and Bass reflex baffle. Additionally a GREAT-SOUNDING Pro grade Fishman Jerry Douglas Nashville pickup is installed, PLUS the Jason Lollar Silver-foil magnetic pickup with buffered pre-amp and controls making this a

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(NEW) Pleinview Guitars “Looky-Loo” L-00, Adirondack Spruce, Mahogany – SOLD

(NEW) The latest Pleinview to come out of our shop is a custom L-00, directly inspired by the Waterloo WL-12, and built in a similar lightweight style… but with a number of custom features. This guitar has an Adirondack spruce top and braces, mahogany back and sides and a Wenge fingerboard and bridge.  Short 24.9″ scale and set up to

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(Just Arrived) Phoenix Neo-Classical Mandolin – Our Favorite Phoenix! – $3,250

Just Arrived – (NEW) We are HUGE fans of this model – as we are of all Phoenix mandolins, but we have to confess a special affection for this lightly braced and lightly crafted  model. For our mandolin orchestra types and those of Celtic influence…..the charming and visceral NeoClassical Phoenix… This model is designed for light gauge strings (comes with Thomastik 154-K) and responds

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(USED) Bozo Podunavac 12-String, Sitka, East Indian Rosewood – $5,975

(USED) The late Bozo Podunavac had a world-wide reputation for building distinctive, powerful guitars, and they can be heard on many seminal guitar albums, notably “6 and 12 String Guitar” by Leo Kottke.  John Fahey and Johnny Cash also played Bozo guitars over the years.  The sound is unmistakeable, and the responsiveness and volume of a Bozo seems at odds

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(NEW) Collings MT2 Custom Engelmann Spruce over Flame Sugar Maple, Tortoise Bindings, Collings Case – $3,870

JUST ARRIVED  – MORE GOOD WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff… Here is a custom MT2 in dark sunburst with woods personally selected by us – with a figured back of

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(USED) Collings CJ, Sitka, Maple, Short Scale – $4,175

(USED)  A simply remarkable Collings Jumbo. As Advanced Jumbos go, it’s hard to get more “Advanced” than one of these. Just arrived back on consignment, this iconic Collings CJ deluxe, this one in flame maple and Sitka spruce in SHORT SCALE. Nice. Add nickel Waverly tuners, tortoise pickguard, 1 and 3/4″ bone nut, very tasteful “flourish” peghead inlay, and tortoise binding and cosscut ivoroid purfling all over. The stars just aligned

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(NEW) Collings MT Mandolin, Base Model, with Wide 1 and 3/16″ Nut – $2,700

(NEW) MORE GOOD WOOD!! This is a basic satin finish Collings MT– with nicely flamed Sugar maple and and Engelmann spruce top. We ordered this one with the wider (1 and 3/16″) nut width for those who are so inclined… Serial # 3790 MSRP $3,000… AMW Price: $2,700 Buy an MT mandolin and YOU can sound like Kym Warner of the Greencards:  

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